Articles in the Announcements Category

2nd International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports for Health and Development in Africa: Call For Abstracts
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Posted in Announcements on 25 January 2016
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Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya will host the 2nd International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports for Health and Development in Africa (PASHDA) on September 21-23, 2016. The Conference Organizing Committee invites authors to submit abstracts for presentation within any of … [read more]

Congratulations to Dr. Vincent Onywera on His Promotion to Associate Professorship
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Posted in Announcements on 25 November 2015
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Dr. Vincent Onywera, an affiliate member of the HALO Research Group has been promoted to the position of Associate Professor by the Kenyatta University Council in Nairobi, Kenya. Dr. Onywera has been collaborating with Dr. Mark Tremblay for over … [read more]

Introducing Dr. Stella Muthuri!
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Posted in Announcements on 7 May 2014
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Congratulations to HALO PhD student Stella Muthuri (supervisor: Dr. Mark Tremblay) on the successful defense of her doctoral dissertation titled, “Prevalence and Correlates of Overweight/Obesity, Physical Activity, and Sedentary Behaviour Among School-Aged Children in Kenya” yesterday morning! Stella had … [read more]

Lucy Joy Wachira Successfully defends Her Doctoral Dissertation!
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Posted in Announcements on 29 April 2014
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Congratulations to Dr. Lucy Joy Wachira who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation titled “Physical Activity, Screen-based Sedentary Behaviour, Dietary Habits and Adiposity of 9 to 11 Year Old School Children in Nairobi County, Kenya” at Kenyatta University in Nairobi Kenya … [read more]

Dr. Vincent Onywera Receives New Appointment at Kenyatta University
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Posted in Announcements on 17 January 2014
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Congratulations to Dr. Vincent Onywera on his recent appointment as Registrar of Research, Innovation and Outreach at Kenyatta University.

Dr. Onywera is the KIDS-CAN Research Alliance contact in Kenya, the Director of Healthy Active Kids Kenya and was a … [read more]

Dr. Vincent Onywera Appointed Acting Registrar
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Posted in Announcements on 25 October 2013
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Our own Dr. Vincent Onywera had been appointed the Acting Registrar (Research, Innovation And Outreach) at Kenyatta University. Until his appointment, Dr. Onywera — who is also an Adjunct Investigator at the CHEORI — was the Director for the Centre … [read more]

CHEO-RI and KIDS-CAN Extend Research and Training Collaborations for Additional 5 Years
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Posted in Announcements on 8 June 2013
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As part of the KIDS-CAN (Kenyan International Development Study – Canadian Activity Needs Research Alliance), in 2007 HALO signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya, committing to work together to preserve and enhance the … [read more]